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Positive Body Image Posted 28th April 2016 at 18:49

There are a few (simple) things I’ve enforced in my life to try and bring myself to a state of happiness and acceptance with my body image. Negative body image affects men and women and now can unfortunately be seen in children as young as 7 years old. Negative Body image is described as follows by the National Eating Disorders website: -A distorted perception of your shape--you perceive parts of your body unlike they really... Read more

Women and Weight Training Posted 14th April 2016 at 16:46

Despite the benefits of weight training for women becoming more clear, the amount of women giving it a go is still quite low. Most women still prefer to spend their time in the gym performing cardiovascular exercise rather than resistance training that will challenge and change their bodies - the main reason we go to the gym. Resistance training does not mean you need to join male dominated crowd in the weights room, full of intimidating looking... Read more

Chicken Omelette Recipe Posted 13th April 2016 at 09:52

Omelettes are a great option if you're looking for a high protein breakfast without spending a fortune or endless hours in the kitchen. Ingredients: 50g chicken, sliced. 5 cherry tomatoes. Half onion, chopped. 3 eggs. 10g cheddar cheese 1tbsp butter or coconut oil to fry in. 30g spinach. To Make: Fry the chicken in a pan for 3 mins. Add the onion and tomato and cook for further 2 mins then remove all the contents. Whisk the eggs, add to the pan and start cooking. Before you fold... Read more

“Don’t Eat After 6 pm” The Myth Posted 9th April 2016 at 13:13

If you're serious about making long term changes to your body, a little bit of freedom with your diet will go a long way. The problem with diets is they come with rules which we interpret as restriction and when we can't have something we want, we tend to want it even more. We like to describe this as the 'cat and the string'. Dangle a piece of string in front of a cat and watch them... Read more

Staying Fit Over 30 Posted 7th April 2016 at 11:23

As we age, we lose muscle mass and bone density due to declining levels of key hormones. The key to ageing fit and healthy is to take care of your body now. Ok, you won't be able to recover as fast as you once did in your twenties but that does not mean you can’t feel and look awesome. Like many of our clients, due to more demands at work and home, as we pass 30 we get... Read more